• Pink bougainvillea flours on the UT System Laredo Campus

    UTMB announces new program at UT Center at Laredo

    The UT System and UTMB announced the expansion of UTMB’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy to be offered at the UT Education and Research Center at Laredo.

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  • A woman's leg with deep blue veins

    Statins May Reduce Clotting Risks

    New findings could help providers better evaluate the risks of venous thromboembolisms for post-menopausal women on estrogen therapy

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  • An image of data and bright lights

    $1M to Analyze Cancer Disparities

    Researchers will use Human-Centered AI to study the social and cultural barriers patients deal with to access timely and efficient cancer care

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UTMB Galveston Campus now home to Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Center of Excellence

The UTMB Health Galveston Campus was designated a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons, which means patients seeking surgical treatment for obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for receiving care in the greater Galveston area.

Research grant awards target innovations in trauma care

Five University of Texas Medical Branch primary investigators received competitive grant awards totaling $1,722,433 from the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative for six research projects.

Dr. Hashem Shaltoni, neurologist and professor in the Department of Neurology

UTMB Neurologist receives Joe Niekro Foundation Patient’s Choice Award

Dr. Hashem Shaltoni, a neurologist and professor with the University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Neurology, was one of three local clinicians honored with a Patient’s Choice Award during the 2024 Joe Niekro Foundation’s 2024 Knuckle Ball Gala.

UTMB Makes History with First Uniportal Robotic Lobectomies in the US

The University of Texas Medical Branch marks a significant breakthrough in the field of thoracic surgery as Dr. Roman Petrov, professor of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, successfully performed the first robotic lobectomies in the United States with a single port of entry.

A picture of Hannah Luk in a white coat next to text that says Hannah Luk medical student in the John Sealy Schol of Medicine at YTMB

UTMB student named All of Us Research Scholar

Hannah Luk, a medical school student at the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston John Sealy School of Medicine, has been selected to be a student researcher for the 2023-2024 All of Us Research Scholar Program.

black female care provider wearing a yellow shirt is using a stethoscope on a young, male pediatric patient wearing a black shirt. She is listening to his heart in a clinic room with open windows behind them. Trees are visible through the windows

Pediatric kidney care drives Katy family to Clear Lake

March is national kidney month and UTMB has a team of expertly trained clinicians ready to help keep these vital organs healthy and strong in patients just like five-year-old Olin Lewis.